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  • The Future Awaits the Rise of Affectionate Robots

    The Future Awaits the Rise of Affectionate Robots

    A new study into a robot named "Pepper", who has been hailed as an emotionally responsive humanoid robot, can help scientists build more affectionate robots.

  • Flooding Fears Mount in Snowed-in Area of New York State

    Flooding Fears Mount in Snowed-in Area of New York State

    Record-breaking snowfall that buried towns near Buffalo, New York, and killed at least 14 people, posed a major flooding threat, with temperatures forecast to rise.

  • Indian-American's TV-Over-Internet Service Aereo Files For Bankruptcy

    Indian-American's TV-Over-Internet Service Aereo Files For Bankruptcy

    Aereo, an Indian-American innovator's online startup that tried to offer a cheaper alternative to cable TV, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection less than five months after an unfavourable ruling by the US Supreme Court.

  • Most Heavy Drinkers Are Not Alcoholics

    Most Heavy Drinkers Are Not Alcoholics

    Most people who drink to get drunk are not alcoholics, a new government report concludes, suggesting that more can be done to help heavy drinkers cut back. The finding, from a government survey of 138,100 adults, counters the conventional wisdom that every "falling-down drunk" must be addicted to al...

  • Flooding Becomes New Threat in Snowy Buffalo

    Flooding Becomes New Threat in Snowy Buffalo

    Residents of western New York may soon have to worry about the water in their basements as well as the snow on their roofs.

  • Barack Obama Signs Order Expanding US' Afghanistan Role: Report

    Barack Obama Signs Order Expanding US' Afghanistan Role: Report

    US President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing a broader military mission in Afghanistan in 2015 than originally planned, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

  • Lawyer for Bin Laden's Son-In-Law Gets 1-1/2 Years Prison in Tax Case

    Lawyer for Bin Laden's Son-In-Law Gets 1-1/2 Years Prison in Tax Case

    A prominent New York defense lawyer who recently represented the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden was sentenced on Friday to 1-1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty to tax offenses.

  • Toll Rises to 13 in Killer New York State Snowstorm

    The death toll rose to 13 today from a rare pre-winter snowstorm in western New York state where rising temperatures and heavy weekend rain is now likely to cause flooding.

  • Two Worlds Collide in Hong Kong, and the Consequences Are Deadly

    Two Worlds Collide in Hong Kong, and the Consequences Are Deadly

    The banker, Rurik George Caton Jutting, a Cambridge graduate, came from London in 2013, one of thousands of expatriates who arrive in Hong Kong every year to pursue jobs in banking and burnish their resumes with Asia experience.

  • New York, Missouri Patients Test Negative for Ebola Virus

    New York, Missouri Patients Test Negative for Ebola Virus

    Two travelers who returned recently from separate West Africa trips tested negative for Ebola on Thursday at hospitals in New York and Missouri and will stay under observation while awaiting additional confirmation of the results, health officials sa...

  • Bezos Makes His Mark on Washington Post With New Kindle App

    Bezos Makes His Mark on Washington Post With New Kindle App

    Amazon's new app will deliver the Washington Post to some Amazon Kindle tablet owners for free.

  • At 13, an 'Old Soul' Has Yoga Devotees

    At 13, an 'Old Soul' Has Yoga Devotees

    On a sunny Saturday morning on Catalina Island, a group of students planted their feet on the pebbled beach and unfurled their yoga mats. Jaysea DeVoe, their 80-pound instructor, stood before them, clad in black-and-white striped yoga pants, giggling...

  • Buffalo Area Hit With More Snow as Storm Again Pounds Western New York

    Buffalo Area Hit With More Snow as Storm Again Pounds Western New York

    Jack Fasanella and Pattie Higgins hadn't seen another soul, aside from each other, for days. So when a break came Thursday, the couple gazed across the carpet of snow 5 feet deep that blanketed their lawn in this Erie County town and kept them trappe...

  • Obama Moves Ahead on Immigration Overhaul

    Obama Moves Ahead on Immigration Overhaul

    President Barack Obama chose confrontation over conciliation Thursday as he asserted the powers of the Oval Office to reshape the nation's immigration system and dared members of next year's Republican-controlled Congress to reverse his actions on be...

  • A Tabloid 'Fake Sheikh,' Bane of Crooks and Royalty, Finds He's Now the Story

    A Tabloid 'Fake Sheikh,' Bane of Crooks and Royalty, Finds He's Now the Story

    Mazher Mahmood was 21 when he first posed as a wealthy sheikh. A reporter from Birmingham, England, intent on exposing a prostitution ring at a local hotel, he donned a white robe he had bought for 12 pounds at an Islamic bookshop, checked into the h...

  • Comeback by Cosby Unravels as Rape Claims Re-emerge

    Comeback by Cosby Unravels as Rape Claims Re-emerge

    In the twilight of a long and celebrated career, Bill Cosby was experiencing the kind of comeback few longtime performers enjoy.

  • Apple's Plans for Beats Music Service Taking Shape

    Apple's Plans for Beats Music Service Taking Shape

    Apple's plans for Beats, the company it acquired for $3 billion in May, are coming into sharper focus.

  • Crippling Storm Drops 5 Feet of Snow, Burying Some Towns in Western New York

    Crippling Storm Drops 5 Feet of Snow, Burying Some Towns in Western New York

    Liza Smith knows snow. But she had never seen anything like what she encountered on Tuesday morning on the New York State Thruway.

  • At Least Eight Dead in 'Historic' US Snowstorm

    At Least Eight Dead in 'Historic' US Snowstorm

    A "historic" storm dumped more than five feet of snow, stranding scores of motorists, canceling flights and killing at least eight people in the northeastern United States, officials said on Wednesday.

  • Meet Benedict Cumberbatch's Fiancee Sophie Hunter

    Meet Benedict Cumberbatch's Fiancee Sophie Hunter

    Benedict was joined his finacee Sophie Hunter at the New York City premiere of The Imitation Game

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